THE STREET TAILOR – Hideki ‘Hue’ Kimura of Deluxe Clothing

Our latest Dialogue coverage from Tokyo comes in the way of a visit to Deluxe Clothing’s headquarters and their retail space Bridge. We spoke in-depth with founder and designer Hideki “Hue” Kimura in regards to how he first became emersed in the fashion scene of Tokyo. He also discussed his influences from 1980s American pop culture and his experience with a variety of cultures during his stay in New York from 1999 – 2003. Hue further explains the origins of the name “Deluxe” and how his variety of influences lead to the creation of the tagline “Street Tailor” – a mixture between both street culture & high fashion.